OpenSite

Get Started!

School Finder

Start here to find your school

1
2
3

Physician Assistant Schools in Louisiana

There are two schools in the state of Louisiana offering physician assistant programs. In 2010, 57 students graduated from programs at Louisiana physician assistant schools. 29 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 28 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 55 students graduate from physician assistant programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physician assistant programs. Specifically, 29 students graduated with a physician assistant degree at the bachelor's level and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

Two physician assistant schools are located in Louisiana. Of these, while one school is public, one school is private.

Average tuition for programs in physician assisting is the cost.

Physician assistant schools in Louisiana offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 55 students graduate from physician assistant programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physician assistant programs. Specifically, 29 students graduated with a physician assistant degree at the bachelor's level and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 29
  • Bachelor 2008: 35
  • Bachelor 2009: 33
  • Bachelor 2010: 29
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 28

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of three programs in physician assisting. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36890
  • 25th Percentile: 57590
  • Median: 72380
  • 75th Percentile: 86460
  • 90th Percentile: 103540

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47610
  • Median Salary 2007: 59910
  • Median Salary 2008: 74420
  • Median Salary 2009: 74180
  • Median Salary 2010: 72380
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 610
  • Total Employed 2009: 700
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

Louisiana vs National Physician Assistant Employment

Louisiana vs National Physician Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.970% (790)

Physician Assistant Schools in Louisiana

1-3 of 3

Change Your Location

Degrees Available

Campus Setting

Total Student Population

-

In-State Tuition

$ - $

Out-of-State Tuition

$ - $

1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1931. This school, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. This school offers six certificates, one degree at the associates level, six degrees at the bachelors level, 28 degrees at the masters level, and 16 degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 2,699 students pursued degrees from the 40 programs at this school. It offers subjects including forensic nursing, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 675-5408

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport offers two programs in physician assisting. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level physician assisting degree and one master's level physician assisting degree. It is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 839 students pursue degrees in 20 programs at this school. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in physician assisting.

3. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College offers one physician assistant program and OLOL College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It is a 4-year institution. This specialized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physician assistant programs.